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CBS
Nov 26, 2013 12:00pm PST
pedestrians when you're crossing the street to use caution. >> three deadly accidents involving people crossing the street in just two days. last night, a woman was killed crossing near monterey road and san jose avenue, when police say she was hit by a vehicle. the driver who hit her stayed and cooperated with investigators. >> the pedestrian appeared to be transient and was crossing the road in between the intersections. the driver of the vehicle did say she was wearing all dark clothing which made it very difficult to see her crossing the street. >> reporter: sunday night, a 15- year-old girl was killed near highland and white road after she was hit by a vehicle. san jose police say in both cases, the two victims were crossing the street, where they weren't supposed to. >> but that wasn't the case for little elijah. >> the little kid just died on the side of the road just crossing the street. it is wrong. >> reporter: the 3-year-old was in a stroller and in a cross walk. when he and two others were hit near washington elementary school. the little boy died. the two others are recove
CBS
Nov 25, 2013 12:00pm PST
remind us of what is possible when the united states has the courage to lead. not just with the force in arms but with the strength of the diplomacy and that's what keeps us strong. it makes us a beacon to the world. that is how i will continue to lead so long as i am president of the united states. >> we can criticize or tear down or be against, what we can build together shall that's what brings me here today. >> it is long passed time to fix our broken immigration system. >>> we need to make sure washington finishes what americans like you started. we have to finish the job. and it is fitting that we are here in town. about 300,000 people. maybe some of your ancestors passed through on their way to a new life in america. and for many, it represented the end of a long and arduous journey. they finally arrived in a place where anything was possible. for some it represents a new struggle against those who department treat their immigrants as everyone else. agents faced this. and so did the irish, so did the italians. so did jews. and many groups still do today. that didn't stop
CBS
Nov 28, 2013 12:00pm PST
to lure shoppers. mark kelly joins us live here in san francisco where it's too soon to tell if thanksgiving day shopping is such a good idea. mark. >> reporter: it's not what we expected. i'm live at the gap store on market street in san francisco. several bay area stores opened early today on thanksgiving, just to cash in early on the black friday rush. here's what the scene was like at gap on market street at 11 a.m. when they opened up. they had some customers but it can't compare to the rush and all that stampeding that typically comes with black friday. today's thanksgiving shopping was actually quite tame in comparison. here's earlier this morning, we were at the old navy in dublin expecting a line waiting for the doors to open at 9:00. and not a soul. we talked to some today who say stores should not open on thanksgiving. >> we are just noticing the gap is open. that's unreal. a day off would be good for everybody. better for everybody. >> i used to be a huge black friday shopper, midnight i'm good with that. but 5 p.m.? that's bad. >> reporter: whether you think it's sa
CBS
Nov 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
outpouring of support for a teenager. >>> hi, everybody. thank you for joining us on this friday. >> let's get right over to lawrence with more on this typhoon hitting the philippines. >> when this typhoon moved onshore, one of the strongest on record. sustained winds of 195 miles per hour, gusting to 235. it has weakened somewhat right now, but still a very, very dangerous storm. let's take a closer look. you you can see as it's beginning to make its way on land, it moved across the island there, causing massive destruction there. it is now just beginning to move out in the open waters once again. sustained winds have weakened. still an extremely powerful category 4 tropical cyclone, 190 mile-per-hour gusts. the track is going to take it toward vietnam, possibly making landfall by saturday night as an extremely powerful category 4 typhoon. looks like that will quickly begin to weaken somewhat. tremendous amounts of damage will be done there and of course tremendous amounts of damage already in the philippines. cbs reports. >> reporter: typhoon haiyan unleashed 20-foot high waves
CBS
Nov 21, 2013 12:00pm PST
call this shocking, especially with the amount of diversity here. >> you wouldn't think he would use hurtful language like that. it's 2013. >> you would think here on campus there wouldn't be no hate crimes or nothing like that, because it is a nice, friendly community around here. >> reporter: the suspects were identified as 18-year-old collin warren, joseph baumgartner, and logan bis chl er, charged with misdemeanor hate crimes and battery. back out live, you see the rally, people still gathering. they will be chanting, speaking out on behalf of the victim. the investigation, as far as we know, is still ongoing. the da's office say the suspects could face up to a year in county jail, if convicted. michelle, now back to you. >> cate, thank you very much. >>> developing today, efforts continue to bring home an 85- year-old palo alto man trapped in north korea. merrill newman was pulled off a plane headed back to the u.s. three weeks ago. experts say north korea hasn't acknowledged it's holding the palo alto man. and the state department isn't confirmed he is the american detained. hi
CBS
Nov 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
honestly since 9/11 i am always edger than it used to be. >> investigators say he told them he actedded alone. >> tsa agents are wearing black bands on their arms in memory of him. >> the woman accused of killing a menlo park couple last month is expected to make her first court appearance in the case this afternoon, medical prevented her from being arraigned last week, they say her blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit when the struck and killed them. >>> they filed a federal civil rights lawsuit over the fatal shooting of their son, andy lopez was killed by a deputy nearly two weeks ago. he was carrying a replica assault rifle at the time. the family has already filed three wrongful death claims in that case. >>> this season's crab season looks promising there. sport fisherman able to start crabbing over the weekend but the commercial season doesn't start until november the 15th, this time for the first time in california they limit the number of traps they can have. >> voters will get to weigh in on a battle over the san francisco water front, developers wa
CBS
Nov 15, 2013 12:00pm PST
pull together. >> yeah. it's a feel good story of the year no doubt. anne makovec live with us with batkid at union square. we are going to check in with you a little later. if you would like more information about the day for miles or information on how to donate to make-a-wish foundation, go to kpix.com. >>> birds are to blame for an emergency landing at san jose's airport early this morning. the dallas-bound american airlines flight had to power down an engine after an apparent bird strike shortly after take-off. the plane returned to the airport about 20 minutes later. the md-80 aircraft was carrying 139 passengers and five crew. nobody was injured. >>> later today, bart's board of directors is holding a special meeting to discuss a mistake in the union contract which ended the strike. buried in the tentative agreement is a provision giving workers six weeks of paid family leave. management says that should have been left out. >> is there any possibility that worst-case scenario we could be looking at another bart strike? >> uhm, i -- i don't think that's has much potential, but
CBS
Nov 13, 2013 12:00pm PST
and lack of food and water threaten the lives of survivors. as alfonso van marsh shows us, violence in the streets isn't helping recovery. >> reporter: more security forces are on the streets of tacloban after mobs broke into a rice storage house. a wall collapsed killing 8 people. looters hauled away thousands of stacks of food while hundreds of typhoon victims waited in line hoping to get something to eat. disdisaster specialists are desperate for supplies. it's a logistical nightmare. 90% of the city is in ruins, the airport is destroyed. with hundreds of bodies on the street, there is fear disease will spread. this woman say, the smell is overpowering. there are so many dead bodies that have not been picked up. forensic teams are working quickly to identify the dead and prepare for mass burials. but there are tales of survival. the head of this orphanage says his kids survived 20-foot waves that almost swept them out to sea. >> they really show the true filipino spirit. they refuse to give up. they were holding on to each other. >> reporter: the u.s. is among dozens of countries se
CBS
Nov 27, 2013 12:00pm PST
us a show in the night sky, coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, by frightened tourists. the sumatran tiger jumped on on his trainers at a zoo in australia...biting him in t neck and shoulder. co-worke were able to rescue him. zoo officials say the tiger simy >>> a tiger attack caught on camera. a tiger jumped on a zoo worker in australia. he was rescued. zoo officials say the tiger was too excited and didn't mean to attack. animal groups want the zoo penalized for allowing staff to risk their lives. >>> a chemical leak is putting a damper on thanksgiving traditions for families in northern homeowner. a railcar was punctured and flammable substance began to leak forcing hundreds from their homes in the town of willard, out until friday. there are temporary shelters. >>> three workers were killed this morning in an accident at the world cup soccer stadium in brazil. authorities say a crane collapsed and fell on the arena corinthian stadium destroying parts of the stands. it's unclear how many people were injured. the stadium is under construction to host several world cup games next summer.
CBS
Nov 18, 2013 12:00pm PST
homes completely flattened. cbs reporter ko im joins us from washington, illinois. >> reporter: and what you see behind me is just a glimpse of what this unusual late season storm was able to unleash in this small town, blocks and blocks and debris and damage. streets being patroled in a sprawling neighborhood in washington, illinois. the twister ripped through the town wiping out hundreds of homes. >> oh, my god, this thing is huge. >> reporter: the national weather service says dozens of twisters touched down across the midwest sunday leaving behind destruction in at least 12 states. illinois was hit hardest. jeff lehman was outside and barely got to safety. >> in a matter of seconds you turn around and it was right on top of us. we hustled into the house. >> this is incredible! >> reporter: in peoria, illinois, twisters flipped vehicles and ripped through homes. >> i'm really amazed that we made it out. >> reporter: josh cannon and his band were driving to a show when a twister picked up their vehicle and spun it around. >> our car just moved three times and the tires kept coming
CBS
Nov 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
are using guns to fight off looters. these american storm chasers became rescuers when the typhoon tore through a hotel. they used the mattresses to help move people. >> tens of thousands are feared dead but the death toll is difficult to track because phone lines are down. a sign of life came today, in one of the hardest hit villages, when a woman gave birth to a baby girl. alfonso van marsh, cbs news. >>> bay area groups are organizing relief efforts to help the victims of the typhoon. and we have more on the donations coming in. mark has more. >> reporter: well, frank, we are at one of those drop-off- site locations to help the victims of the typhoon haiyan. we are on 7th street between howard and mission. these folks are here all day until midnight. so keep the donations rolling in. donation sites like this are popping up all over the bay area. this man kept his doors open all night collecting supplies for victims of typhoon haiyan. the donations are still modest. a few boxes of canned goods and a table of dried food. but there are high hopes here generosity will come knocking.
CBS
Nov 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
san diego. >> the wife told us he has friends in mexico, which led you see to believe he would be head he had in that direction. >> reporter: guler is turkish, 22 years old, about 6 feet, 120 pounds. police say he had a recurring argument with the baby's mother about wanting to move back to new york. police think he is driving a 2004 gmc envoy similar to this one, california license 6hil892, with a large american eagle decal on the rear window. >> we immediately notified the border patrol of the license plate, vehicle description and his description. we don't believe he crossed the border at this time. >> reporter: so of police have been unwilling -- so far police have been unwilling to discuss any criminal history he may have had. anne makovec, kpix 5. >>> in less than an hour, san francisco authorities are expected to release details on their investigation into the patient found dead in a hospital stairwell. questions are also being raised about a potential witness being sought in the case. that witness reportedly told a hospital worker that he saw 57- year-old lynne spalding ly
CBS
Nov 7, 2013 12:00pm PST
? >> affordable housing! >> this used to be a working class neighborhood. >> reporter: as twitter's stock goes up so will their housing costs, they say. >> i live in oakland. so like a lot of people i can't afford to live in san francisco. >> reporter: dozens of san francisco neighbors and their supporters were here just before the opening bell rang to sound off about their concerns. >> since twitter and square have moved in, the local residents now refer to this neighborhood as silicon alley. >> reporter: organizers say tech companies are getting corporate tax breaks and are driving up rent prices costing evictions in the midmarket and tenderloin areas. >> we want all san francisco residents to prosper but there has to be a place for working class people here. >> reporter: it's the organization that holds twitter accountable to their community benefit agreement to bridge the digital divide in the area made as part of the tax break. you can see the group outside twitter headquarters still protesting. this is actually a significantly bigger group than what we saw this morning. earlie
CBS
Nov 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
phone video shows people as they made their way to safety. >> police came, escorted us. we had to run out with our hands up, guns aimed at us. they checked us. crazy. >> reporter: authorities found shoop's body and gun overnight in the back of the mall closed off to the public. authorities say shoop had a history of drug dealing and drug abuse. >> he was definitely despondent in his life and it could have been the result of perhaps anticipated legal troubles he felt were coming down or general depression. >> reporter: after friday's deadly shooting at the airport in los angeles, authorities say they are relieved shoop didn't take any other lives. ko im for cbs news, paramus, new jersey. >> prosecutors say shoop left a letter at his home in new jersey where he wrote about suffering from depression and thinking that the end was coming. >>> right now the massive new casino that just opened in close sonoma county closed an hour after they opened because of big crowds. eager gamblers lined up for hours before the doors opened at 9 a.m. so many people showed up, no one else can be let insid
CBS
Nov 14, 2013 12:00pm PST
. we're hearing chatter behind us. >> this front row is really busy all the time and the phones rollover to the second row, we have a couple people on the phones back there. we want the top tier working, don't we? >> yes. >> come on, top guys. >> okay guys let's hear it. get enthusiasm here. remember the phone number 888-5- help you. >> we've got a new number, a new tally, $95, 108 so far, since 6:00 this morning. >> i'd say we challenge them a little bit and get to the $100,000 mark in the next 10 minutes? >> let's do it. these guys are busy, energy is hopping, it's really great. >> obviously this helps the victims of typhoon haiyan who were just devastated by this storm, it came in quick, came in fast, and completely devastated the town, that was one of the towns now they discussed before the basics. >> everything, the infrastructure is totally shot so what they need is money. they need donations because they know how to spend it and can get the best things to the best places at the best time. >> we've been saying this all morning long. any amount will help out. any amount. even if you
CBS
Nov 22, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >> the minimal amount of rain that we did get, it might have helped us out a little bit. but these winds really dry things out quickly. >> reporter: many of the fighter's units have shed staff for the season so firefighters had to come from far away. >> steep and rugged terrain and the houses are all spread out. so making access was an issue. >> reporter: luckily, some one out building was burned. by the evacuees may find other problems from the wind like in tree toppled across this driveway. >> this is the price one pays for living in the wild land urban interface. >> reporter: penny is head of the local fire safe council and had just done a presentation before being evacuated last night. >> it's real important that people here in the neighborhood get their address signed up and we get prepared for other fires because this isn't going to be the last one. >> reporter: one firefighter was injured overnight by a loose wine barrel that got picked up by the wind and hit him in the head. he had some minor neck and head injuries. he was taken to the hospital, treated and released. >>> cal fire
CBS
Nov 12, 2013 12:00pm PST
to save thousands of people stranded in the philippines as cbs reporter tina krause shows us, help can't come quick enough for those still struggling to survive. >> reporter: the filipino military struggled to keep order at tacloban's airport. 800,000 people were evacuated in advance of the typhoon. and many of those who remane are now trying to get out. >> everything is gone. our houses. everything there's nothing to eat. there's nothing to drink. >> the typhoon damaged or destraited an estimated 223,000 homes displacing 600,000 people. many of the dead remane unburied -- remain unburied. this woman says rescuers have not come back in days and asks why haven't they returned to recover bodies? severe food and water shortages are adding to the crisis. aide organizations like the -- aid organizes like the red cross are again -- organizations like the red cross are beginning to arrive. and more u.s. military help is coming. >> we're going to go as fast as we possibly can and get there as soon as we can to help people in need. >> reporter: the george washington strike group is on its w
CBS
Nov 1, 2013 12:00pm PDT
in some cases. and that brings us to outdoors today. we have come out to the winchester mystery maid. it consists of a maze taking you places going absolutely nowhere. right here there are 5,000 bales of hay over a half acre, i have been told. joining me to tell us more about this maze here, this is lindsey from the winchester mystery house. hi. >> hi. >> reporter: tell me about the maze and what's going on. >> we're so excited. this maze is a half acre and we took a lot of inspiration from the house large and mysterious. the seance room has one entrance and three exits and we twisted around with three entrances and one exit, store there's go nowhere, secret entrances, it's fun. >> reporter: i think i hear kids back there now. hey! are you back there? i was totally lost a while ago. people can come out. how much does it cost? >> it's only $5 for children adds 8 for adults from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and after that it's nighttime and it's $12. >> there's big goings on tonight for "dma de los muertos." learn more about this by visiting us online at kpix.com, click on "links and numbers." re
CBS
Nov 20, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >> reporter: everywhere around the bay area rain gear was put to good use and instead of soaking in the sun, some residents were happy to soak in the rain. >> it's been dry for a long time, and it's the time of year when we should get some rain. it's fine. just don't get in car accidents. >> reporter: some people did. we saw gridlock on the roadways, several early-morning accidents due to slick roads causing major backups on the freeways. brad was looking forward to california sun. you're coming in from out of town from atlanta. >> expecting nice weather, you know. but it was not good. >> reporter: as lawrence said we might see breaks here and there but showers are expected to linger throughout the day so it's a good thing to keep your umbrella handy. live on the embarcadero, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> thank you, cate. >>> storm brought some snow though to the high sierra. something ski resorts are mighty happy about. several resorts open up friday for the holiday coming up. the snow is coming a little later than usual this fall and resorts have had to make a lot of their own snow le
CBS
Nov 19, 2013 12:00pm PST
the street. they then used force to arrested had every him. >> one was choking him. one leaned on him. the lady trying to put the handcuffs on him. they hurt him bad and they started beating on him for no reason. >> the situation escalated as bystanders yelled at the police. others were arrested. williams' family plans to rally at the mission police station tonight at 5:00. >>> google is taking a step because of a story we had on kpix 5 last week. the internet giant is working to replace satellite images now after a bay area father found his murdered son's crime scene online. 14-year-old kevin was shot to death in richmond 4 years ago. that murder has not been solved. his family recently learned that satellite images on google maps showed the crime scene including the young boy's body. now google says it is changing the map. >> it's really hard and painful for my family because like i say, you know, all the memories coming back. >> google tells kpix 5 it has never accelerated the replacement of updated satellite imagery from our maps before but given the circumstances, we wanted to ma
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